Myron A. Johnson

Myron Arthur Johnson, 77, Kempner, Texas, and formerly of Granville, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in a Minot hospital.

Myron was born Sept. 12, 1935, in Granville, to Arthur and Mabel (Latendresse) Johnson. He was one of 12 children, was reared and educated in Granville and received his G.E.D. while serving in the military.

Myron married Joyce Lund on July 9, 1957. Myron was a veteran of the Korean War and served for 17 years in the Army until he received his honorable discharge while stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. Following his discharge, he became a successful businessman in Killeen, Texas, as the owner of Myron’s Office World with four stores in the Temple-Lampasas, Texas, area.

Myron is survived by: his eight children, Jeff Johnson, Judy Austin, Lonnie Johnson, Layne Johnson, Elizabeth Barajas, Janet Clayton, and Patti Johnson. He also has 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and eight surviving brothers and sisters, Irling, Myrtle, Leroy, Butch, Carol, Darlene, Vernon, and Sally.

Myron was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; brothers, Ronnie and Bud; and sister, Arline.

Celebration of the Life of Myron Johnson: Friday, July 19, 2013, at 10 a.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.

A second service and burial will be held in Texas.

Thomas Family Funeral Home in Minot has been entrusted with local arrangements.